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Historiography of Science and Medicine: Balancing Scholarship with Public Engagement
In recent years, here at Fez and all over the world, distinguished scholars have rediscovered the immense importance of Islamic medicine which preserved, systematized and developed the medical...
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Evolution of Attitudes Towards Human Experimentation in Ottoman Turkish Medicine
Attitudes and expectations towards medical knowledge and medical practice standards influence and determine the position of health practitioners and the development of medicine. While describing the...
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Women Dealing with Health during the Ottoman Reign
In the history of Islamic civilization, many hospitals were founded by women, either as wives, daughters or mothers of sultans. All health personnel were male at these hospitals. In the Ottoman...
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Damascus
Hospitals, grand public buildings and numerous public endowment based charities characterised the generosity...
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The Scholars of Damascus
Scholars of Damascus specialised in numerous fields including medicine, economics and astronomy. Their vast...
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The Scholars of Aleppo: Al Mahassin, Al Urdi, Al-Lubudi, Al-Halabi
The article describes the works of the following scholars: Al Mahassin: an eminent writer in the field of eye...
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Merv: History, Science and Learning
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...
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Sicily under Islamic Rule
Sicily under Islamic rule brought people from all over the mediteranean in a rich diverse and enlightened...
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The Aghlabids of Tunisia
The Aghlabids ruled Tunisia and an area that included Sicily and temporarily Sardinia and regions of southern...
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